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German Jewish Family Fighting 22 Years to Reclaim Its Land

22 Tevet 5774 – December 25, 2013
German-American non-Jewish attorney Peter Sonnenthal and his family, which has Jewish roots (his grandmother was Jewish and perished in Auschwitz) have been fighting for...

Russian FM: West Realizing They’re Aiding Terrorists in Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov believes Western politicians have started to realize that overthrowing Assad’s government might lead to a worsening of the Syrian...

Report: French JDL Attacked Antisemites Erev Xmas

They beat a man suspected of performing the "quenelle" and locked him inside the trunk of a parked car.

Chief Rabbi Makes Landmark Address to Limmud UK

21 Tevet 5774 – December 24, 2013
Ephraim Mirvis became the first sitting British chief rabbi to address the annual Limmud conference, defying the opposition of prominent haredi Orthodox rabbis in...

Greek City to Build Holocaust Museum and Research Center

21 Tevet 5774 – December 23, 2013
The northern Greek city of Thessaloniki will build a Holocaust research center at the site where some 50,000 of the city’s Jews were deported...

Vandals Desecrate Russian Synagogue with Pig’s Head

Unidentified Russian vandals  used a pig’s head to desecrate a synagogue in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar, according to representatives of the Jewish...

Jewish Home MK: PM Embracing Settlement Evacuation Will Be Deposed

MK Motti Yogev (Jewish Home) is calling for Israelis to "come out of their indifference."

Council of Europe to Support of Ritual Circumcision

19 Tevet 5774 – December 22, 2013
Encouraged by Israeli diplomats, parliamentarians from the Council of Europe have submitted a motion opposing an earlier resolution condemning ritual circumcision of boys. The motion...

Canada Wants Richard Falk Ousted for ‘Palestinian Holocaust’ Comment

Canada has called for the removal of a top U.N. official who accused Israel of having “genocidal intentions” against Palestinians. Ottawa “completely rejects and condemns”...

Russian Court Orders Jewish Teacher’s Early Release

A Russian court ordered the early release of a Jewish teacher whose bribery trial was marred by anti-Semitic statements and whose lengthy prison sentence...

Report: Mandela Received Mossad Training

Nelson Mandela received training from Israel’s Mossad in the 1960s, an Israeli government document has revealed. Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader...

Canada Wants U.N. Official Ousted Over ‘Palestinian Holocaust’ Comment

19 Tevet 5774 – December 21, 2013
Canada has called for the removal of a top U.N. official who accused Israel of having “genocidal intentions” against Palestinians. Ottawa “completely rejects and condemns”...

Snowden Files Reveal: US, UK, Spied on Olmert, Barak

Uncle Sam and Uncle Jack just have to know some things.

Swedish County Eyeing Ban on Circumcision

17 Tevet 5774 – December 19, 2013
A county in Sweden is moving ahead with plans to ban the non-medical circumcision of boys, its leading elected official said. Per-Ola Mattsson, the commissioner...

Britain’s Chief Rabbi Calls for Ban on Women Reading from Torah

British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has called on Orthodox synagogues to ban “partnership” minyan services, where women can lead prayers and read from the...

German Town Revokes Hitler’s Honorary Citizenship

The testimony of a woman whose family was exterminated by the Nazi helped convinced a Bavarian town council to vote unanimously to revoke the...

French Jewish Comedian Has Baby with Monaco Royal

Monaco Royal Charlotte Casiraghi and the French Jewish comedian Gad Elmaleh embraced their first son. The baby, Raphael, was born Tuesday at Princess Grace Hospital...

Putin to Pardon Russian Tycoon from Jewish Family

Russian president Vladimir Putin said Thursday he will sign pardon for jailed tycoon and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky "in the nearest future," RIA Novosti...

Prince Charles ‘Deeply Troubled’ by Mideast Christians’ Plight

The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, said that he is “deeply troubled” by the plight of Christians in the Middle East. “I have...

Russian Jews Win Rostov Holocaust Commemoration Fight

15 Tevet 5774 – December 18, 2013
The Russian city of Rostov-on-Don has agreed to acknowledge the Jewish identity of Holocaust victims killed there by the Nazis. The municipality’s Memorial Council last...

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